I have to say that the weekend finished up in a not-so-wonderful fashion. I had great plans for getting a two week menu planned, so I could get groceries on payday. I was also going to make cookies and do a little glass melting. Instead I "wasted" my entire Sunday afternoon and my week's allotment of gas taking a cat to a vet that was not our usual vet. One of the kitties had played tag with a car and gotten hit. It looks like he will recover, but he has a broken leg and his pelvis was broken in three places. I shudder to think of the final vet bill. We've already paid almost $600 for this cat (yeah, yeah, I KNOW a bullet is cheaper!).
This brings me to a topic that I have long thought about. I am an extremely talented worrier. I can and do worry about all sorts of things, at all sorts of inconvenient times--like 3:00 a.m...For those of you whose faith is other than Christian, I apologize in advance, because I am looking at this subject from a strictly Christian slant. I know that worrying is not good. In Jesus' sermon in Matthew (Matthew 6: 25-34) He addresses the issue of worry. He says that we are not to worry about ANYTHING. But He doesn't leave it there: not only are we not to worry, but we are to seek the kingdom of God first.
This is the question that I ponder almost constantly: How does one go about seeking the kingdom of God first and how does one stop worrying??